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Board not ready to name interim superintendent

XENIA — The Xenia Community School District Board of Education has turned its focus to outside candidates in an effort to find an interim superi...

July 21st, 2017 |  


7 local choir students in All-Ohio State Fair Choir

COLUMBUS — Seven choir students from Greene County will perform this year at the Ohio State Fair as a part of the All-Ohio State Fair Band and C...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Beavercreek children killed in crash

Beavercreek children killed in crash

CLAY COUNTY, Ind. — Two children who recently moved to the O’Fallon area from Ohio were killed and their mother and another sibling were i...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Former Xenia city manager remembered

Former Xenia city manager remembered

XENIA — A former Xenia city manager, who served during the 1974 tornado, has died.Robert D. Stewart Jr., 87, died July 18 in Xenia.He was born J...

July 20th, 2017 |  


CSU social work program accredited

WILBERFORCE — Central State University’s social work program has been awarded accreditation from the Council on Social Work Education̵...

July 20th, 2017 |  


She survived

She survived

BEAVERCREEK — Kaylee Berro wasn’t supposed to live.She was born six weeks premature.At two days old, she was barely longer than a dress sh...

July 20th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Committing getting out of hand

Committing getting out of hand

The college sports committing process has finally hit Level Insane.What, pray tell is Level Insane?Go to Twitter, or MyFace, Spacebook or whatever the...

July 19th, 2017 |  


Scouts split with Cincinnati

Scouts split with Cincinnati

XENIA — The Xenia Scouts needed 10 innings before they could score a run, in Friday’s July 14 doubleheader split with the visiting Cincinn...

July 14th, 2017 |  


Raiders on NABC Honors Court

Raiders on NABC Honors Court

FAIRBORN — The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced July 14 the 2016-17 NABC Honors Court, recognizing those men’s ...

July 14th, 2017 |  


Sports Digest

Shatto Memorial Saturday at Shady BowlDEGRAFF — Shady Bowl Speedway will host twin 55-lap Late Model features in honor of the late Denny Shatto ...

July 14th, 2017 |  


Sports Digest

Club offering summer rowing campsDAYTON — The Dayton Boat Club will be holding a second introduction to rowing camp this summer for youth in Gra...

July 13th, 2017 |  


Bowl 10 hosting PBA 50 pro tournament

Bowl 10 hosting PBA 50 pro tournament

FAIRBORN — Many of the nation’s top bowlers, including one considered among the best of all time, will compete July 18-20 at Bowl 10 Lanes...

July 13th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Murrells celebrate 60 years
Murrells celebrate 60 years

Murrells celebrate 60 years

XENIA — Jerald and Janet (Garringer) Murrell celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary June 8.The couple was married in 1957 at the Bowersville ...

June 12th, 2017 |  


The pink lunchbox saga brings back memories

The pink lunchbox saga brings back memories

I’ve always dreamt of being a schoolteacher. As a little girl I imagined what it would be like to teach the lower graders, watching them learn t...

June 12th, 2017 |  


Shootin’ southern style

Shootin’ southern style

Perhaps it is a sign of aging but it seems I like old things - old dogs, old cars and in this case old shotguns. Nostalgia for the way things used to ...

June 11th, 2017 |  


Confectionately Yours: Vacation Bible School

Confectionately Yours: Vacation Bible School

In the small Southern town where I grew up, many opportunities for Vacation Bible School were offered.Rather than compete, the various denominations s...

June 10th, 2017 |  


Bellbrook-Sugarcreek Parks upcoming events

BELLBROOK — The Bellbrook-Sugarcreek Parks will host a variety of upcoming programs held at the Community Center, 2751 Washington Mill Road. Cal...

June 5th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Let’s Play BLARCSEB

Let’s Play BLARCSEB

All the recent rainy weather around here suggests lots of opportunities to create indoor activities for the family beyond the wacky world of texts, tw...

July 24th, 2017 |  


Remembering Charles Reams

BOWERSVILLE — Dr. Charles Reams practiced medicine in the Bowersville area for more than fifty years. He always wanted to be a doctor, but first...

July 21st, 2017 |  


History of the Jamestown Lions Club

History of the Jamestown Lions Club

Chances are if you think about Lions Club International, the first thing which comes to mind is their philanthropic use of discarded eyeglasses. Nearl...

July 21st, 2017 |  


1984 at the grocery store

1984 at the grocery store

Wall Street analysts tell us that Amazon’s $14 billion buyout of Whole Foods isn’t only a win-win for both of them, but also for consumers...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Facing the assault on civil rights

Facing the assault on civil rights

The Trump administration has launched an unprecedented rollback of civil rights and voting rights. Those who care about building a more perfect union ...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Voter fraud commission very quickly runs into roadblocks

Voter fraud commission very quickly runs into roadblocks

One of democracy’s best protections against blatantly preposterous proposals is that the perpetrators inevitably go too far. In the case of Pres...

July 20th, 2017 |  


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